Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Public help needed to ID thief in Somerton

Police in the Northeast’s 7th district seek the public’s help in identifying a man who may have committed multiple thefts from automobiles in the Somerton section recently.


Bank robber strikes in Fox Chase

An unidentified armed robber struck at a Fox Chase bank on Saturday, fleeing the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.


Suspect in 7-11 robbery is arrested

A Pennypack Woods man has been arrested for last month’s armed robbery of a local 7-Eleven store.


Suspects sought in Wawa robbery

Two men stole cigarettes worth $650 from a Castor Gardens Wawa after charging behind the counter and scuffling with the cashier, Philadelphia police said.


Raiders give thanks for turnaround season

Don’t bother to tell Archbishop Ryan High School senior Joe Ruskowski that Thanksgiving football games don’t mean a heck of a lot in the grand scheme of things, because he won’t believe you.


Hurricane Sandy first responders get holiday meals

Hundreds of first responders at the Jersey Shore got a taste of home for Thanksgiving despite having been rendered homeless by the effects of Hurricane Sandy.


Open house at the vet’s office

The Caring Hands Veterinary Clinic welcomes the community to attend an open house for its new veterinary practice at 3310 Grant Ave. in the Grant-Academy Shopping Center this Saturday.


U. Holmesburg to discuss apartment building

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association plans to discuss a zoning application for an apartment building at 8433 Torresdale Ave. during the civic group’s next monthly meeting on Dec. 20.


8th District sets open forum Nov. 29

The 8th Police District invites the public to attend the next monthly Town Hall meeting on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m. at 3100 Red Lion Road.


Owner of auto repair shop is sentenced to 16 years for fraud

A Huntingdon Valley man has been sentenced to serve 16 years in federal prison for setting fire to his own Northeast Philadelphia auto repair shop in an insurance fraud scheme.